Adam was previously Director of British Business Investments’ Structured Capital Solutions portfolio. As part of that role, Adam has led investments in challenger banks and has been key in its support for that sector.
Adam built his career in corporate finance with investment banks, Dresdner Kleinwort and JP Morgan Cazenove before becoming involved in the delivery of publicly funded finance products.
Richard Coldwell joined the team in June 2012. He focuses on the direct lending debt funds, having previously been involved in building the peer-to-peer portfolio.
Richard is a Chartered Accountant with a background in corporate finance having worked for KPMG, ING and GE Commercial Finance.
Geoff joined BBB in December 2015 and moved to BBI in February 2021 as the team’s FinTech lead after previously holding the position of Director North and Midlands of the UK Network team and prior to that Director, Help to Grow.
Geoff has over 20 years’ experience in banking with a wealth of experience in SME lending and structured lending across debt, mezzanine and equity investments. He built his career in Corporate Banking with NatWest, Bank of Scotland, Lloyds and Santander.
Vianney joined British Business Investments in May 2018 to focus on the Managed Funds Programme implementation. He came from the British Business Bank Strategy team, where he spent nearly two years working on British Business Investments-related projects.
In a prior life, Vianney spent seven years at RBS in the Strategic Equity team, originating and structuring large equity backed loans and derivatives. He also co-founded a startup selling French wine in the UK.
Jonathan joined in June 2013 and specialises in asset finance. He has a wealth of SME lending experience having been employed in banking
and finance since 1985.
Jonathan previously worked for Yorkshire Bank, Santander plc and more recently RBS Invoice Finance Ltd where he held a Senior Relationship Manager position. Jonathan is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers.
Mark joined the investment team in November 2015. He focuses on all aspects of the deal process as well as monitoring existing portfolio companies. Prior to joining, Mark spent three years at PwC, Dublin, where he was a Senior Associate in the Asset Management department.
Nancy joined the team in February 2019 and focuses on the Managed Funds Programme.
Nancy is involved on all aspects of the deal process for new investments and portfolio monitoring.
Prior to joining, Nancy worked as a Private Equity Analyst at Cardano Risk Management covering mid-market buyout fund investments, and as a Risk Analyst for the National Employment Savings Trust.
Mark joined in June 2016 and focusses on all aspects of the deal process for new investments, as well as supporting the monitoring of our existing portfolio.
Mark is a Chartered Accountant and previously worked for Ernst & Young as a Corporate Finance Executive specialising in transaction and investment-based support for both public and private sector clients.
Karlo joined the team in August 2017. He focuses on the overall investment process as well as portfolio reporting.
Karlo joined from Deutsche Boerse Group where he worked in the front office of the Index Department. Prior to that he had completed his internship at ACE European Group, a leading global property & casualty insurer. During his studies he worked in the Queen Mary Masters Investment Fund which is a University fund managed by top finance students.
Misodzi joined the team in December 2020 and focusses on all aspects of the deal process for new investments, as well as supporting the monitoring of our existing portfolio.
Misodzi previously worked as an Investment Officer for the UK’s largest Local Government Pension Scheme, Greater Manchester Pension Fund. In her previous role, she managed the pension fund’s non-domestic real estate investments, whilst also supporting origination of UK focused impact-driven debt and equity investments.
Misodzi is a Chartered Management Accountant and holds an MBA from Heriot-Watt University.
Luke joined in October 2018 as an Analyst. He focuses on overall investment process as well as portfolio reporting.
He previously held multiple part time roles whilst at university, including being a HR assistant at Voice Marketing Ltd. Luke has also held voluntary positions whilst in full-time education, including being a volunteer assistant treasurer at his local scout group and acting as the Finance Director for his team whilst participating in the Young Enterprise Programme.
Chris joined in October 2018 as an Analyst. He focuses on overall investment process as well as portfolio reporting.
Chris previously worked for Audit Partnership as a Senior Auditor, specialising in profit recovery for one of the company’s largest clients.
Mealad joined BBI in August 2019. He participates on all aspects of the deal process for new investments and actively supports the monitoring of our existing portfolio.
Mealad holds a degree in BSc Economics and previously spent a year working as a Credit Risk Analyst for the Startup Loans subsidiary of the British Business Bank. He is currently working to obtain the Investment Management Certificate.
Jacqueline first joined the team as a Summer Intern in 2018, before joining permanently as an Analyst in October 2019.
She supports the team across the various stages of our investment process for new applications, and also actively participates in the monitoring of our existing portfolio.
Jacqueline has a BSc Economics degree and a Masters in Data Analytics. Whilst at university, Jacqueline spent four years managing the University of Sheffield Investment Society’s endowment fund, whilst also being a member of the UK’s first student Venture Capital team.
Joanne joined the team in December 2016 and is responsible for providing executive administrative support to the CEO and the investment team. Joanne has over 15 years’ experience supporting senior management teams and coordinating projects across diverse working cultures.